February 2017 Greg C.
Your company recently handled a move for my family. Our movers were Kenny and Hector. I wanted to pass along what a pleasure it was to work with these two professionals. I have moved several times as part of my government employment and these guys were the best, most professional gentlemen I have had handle a move. You have two really good employees and representatives for your company and I wanted to pass along my praise for these two guys.
21 Mar 2017 // from

Modular furniture installationIn the mid-1970s, companies both large and small turned to personal computers (PC) to automate functions and manage databases. Then in the early 1980s, PCs entered the home. And in the four decades since then, personal computers have evolved extensively.

However, in the 40+ years since the introduction of PCs into the workplace, two things have remained consistent: personal computers play an integral role in business operations, and they are here to stay.

What would happen if the computers at your business went down for an hour? Even worse, what if the computers were inaccessible for a full day? More than the computers, what if your entire network or server was down for a day? How would your business operations be affected?

Moving your computer systems to a new location could raise any or all of these questions. That’s why we’re here to provide solutions to help your company avoid unnecessary downtime after an office move.

Plan your technology move ASAP

Information technology (IT) system infrastructure differs from office to office. Your IT team should Continue reading …

7 Mar 2017 // from

 

Moving in TogetherMoving is a major life event, and it becomes even more significant if you decide to move in with your better half. Living under the same roof as your significant other will be exciting and emotional, not to mention the benefit it can have on your wallets. You get to spend more time with your favorite person while paying rent for one place instead of two.

There is definitely enormous incentive to moving in together. However, before you actually plan the move, ask each other some important questions. This will give you both an understanding about each other’s expectations before, during, and after the move.

Where will you live?

Where to Live

Apartment? Townhouse? Single-family home?

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2 Mar 2017 // from
Seasonality of Moving Infographic

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Deciding what time of the year to move might be out of your control. And even if you are in control of your move date, dozens of factors could impact your decision.

Weighing the pros and cons of moving during different times of the year, might make your choice easier to make.

Moving in a Winter Wonderland

The weather and the holidays typically dissuade people from moving during the winter. Snow, ice, and cold temperatures keep Continue reading …

24 Feb 2017 // from

With its close proximity to Washington, D.C., Arlington County, Virginia is home to numerous federal agencies including the Department of Defense, Drug Enforcement Administration, and Transportation Security Administration.

While federal agencies heavily support the local economy, chocolate will soon play an important role. That’s right, chocolate. In January 2017, Nestlé announced its plan to move its U.S. headquarters to Arlington in late 2017. Nestlé expects to add around 750 jobs to the Arlington community.

If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), check out our list of top places to visit in Arlington, Virginia.

Food & Drink

Bayou Bakery

Bayou Bakery

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17 Feb 2017 // from

Best of Loudoun 2017 Winner“If you ain’t first, you’re last.” – Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights

While we don’t feel this way about our competitors, we certainly appreciate the recognition we receive from a variety of sources for our efforts in servicing our communities. Please indulge us as we proudly share a few of our most recent accolades.

AMSA Indy

The American Moving & Storage Association named JK Moving Services as the nation’s top independent moving company for 2016, honoring JK with the prestigious “Independent Mover of the Year” award. JK previously won the award in 2011.

The “Indy” recognizes the industry’s commitment to exceptional performance among independent movers not affiliated with a van line. Outstanding performance may be demonstrated through community involvement, customer service practices, innovative business methods, or employee relations. Continue reading …

16 Feb 2017 // from

When you think about a moving company, you probably think about the folks who actually conduct your move, like the packers, drivers, and warehouse staff. But there are so many other employees “behind the scenes.”

I recently sat down with Bradley Yager, JK Moving Services’ Purchasing Coordinator, to better get to know him and his role at JK. Here is what he shared:

To learn more about the people at JK, check out our YouTube playlist where we highlight some of our employees.